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    #1

    have somebody by

    Hi

    I was six-three, but the guy facing me had me by at least two inches.

    I understand he was taller at least 2 inches than me?

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    #2

    Re: have somebody by

    Exactly.

    He had at least 2 inches and 20 pounds on me = he was two inches taller and twenty pounds heavier.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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